iterative

adjective it·er·a·tive \ ˈi-tə-ˌrā-tiv , -rə- \
|Updated on: 1 May 2018

Definition of iterative

: involving repetition: such as
a : expressing repetition of a verbal action
b : relating to or being iteration of an operation or procedure

iteratively

adverb

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15th century

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